A must-see annual event, the Milwaukee Film Festival runs September 28-October 12.
AlphaGo Directed by Greg Kohs 2017 · 90 minutes
What does an ancient Chinese board game have to do with artificial intelligence? This absorbing documentary about Go champion Lee Sedol and Google’s DeepMind AI team earned rave reviews when it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April.
The Blood Is at the Doorstep Directed by Erik Ljung 2017 · 95 minutes
When Dontre Hamilton was gunned down by a Milwaukee police officer in 2014, his family members were left to pick up the pieces of their broken lives. The story is equal parts harrowing and hopeful, and is a must-see for anyone living in this community.
Dear Coward on the Moon Directed by Carol Brandt 2017 · 80 mins
Filmed largely in Viroqua, Wisconsin, this virtuosic character study chronicles the lives of two sisters. When one runs away from home, the other must confront a figure from their past.